One Health Headlines: Friday, March 30, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes a study on the spread of illness between sick pigs and people (and the role antibiotics may play in preventing these illnesses), new insights into the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder affecting bees around the world, a look at how warmer weather this year could lead to an increase in Lyme disease and other zoonotic illnesses, and much more.

Thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!

Swine study follows path of salmonella from animal to human
Iowa State Daily

Egypt’s farmers struggle with foot-and-mouth outbreak
BBC News (U.K.)

Neonicotinoid pesticides tied to collapse of bee colonies, 2 studies find
MSNBC

Warm Weather Means Ticks Will Be Out Early; A ‘Horrific’ Season for Lyme and Other Diseases
Wall Street Journal

Twenty dogs put down after county’s fourth rabies case
The Times-News (N.C.)

Rabies Cases On The Rise
KCEN-TV (Texas)

Rabies cases could climb in Kansas this year
KWCH-TV (Kan.)

Captivity could help polar bears survive global warming assault, some zoos say
Washington Post

Marine, military dog find bond in Iraq duty
Contra Costa Times (Calif.)

 

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